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Nutrition Tips for Kittens!!

Posted on: December 30, 2014
Hello, some of you may have added a new member to the family as a holiday gift in the form of a furry kitten. We just wanted to stop in and provide a few tips to help keep your kitten well fed! Mother Knows Best Newborn kittens receive complete nutrition read more …

Winter Weather Tips for Your Pet.

Posted on: December 15, 2014
Here are a few tips to use during this upcoming winter to help protect your pet from the harshest cold! Via the ASPCA 1. Rapid temperature changes caused by repeatedly coming out of the wet cold into the dry heat can often cause itchy and flaky skin. Make read more …

Traumatized Puppy Mill Dog Makes an Amazing Recovery!

Posted on: December 10, 2014

Great little article and video by the ASPCA of a traumatized puppy mill dog on the road to a new home. Just follow the link provided below, and get some tissues ready!!

http://www.aspca.org/blog/video-traumatized-puppy-mill-dog-makes-amazing-recovery

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NOW HIRING!- GROOMING ASSISTANT

Posted on: December 5, 2014
PetWow is seeking a motivated, hard-working self-starter, capable of physical labor and some lifting.  Duties include prepping, bathing, and drying pets for grooming services, as well as assisting groomers and cleaning work center at end of day. read more …

"People Foods" That are dangerous for your pet.

Posted on: December 5, 2014
Grapes & Raisins Although the toxic substance within grapes and raisins is unknown, these fruits can cause kidney failure. In pets who already have certain health problems, signs may be more dramatic.  Yeast Dough Yeast dough can rise and cause read more …

Hiking Tips for Fido This Winter from the ASPCA!

Posted on: November 18, 2014
Looking to escape your hometown haunts for a wilderness hike? Don't forget your pooch! Dogs love to explore our country's vast natural resources as much their two-legged counterparts—not to mention, hiking is great exercise for all. But remember, a read more …

A Few Tips About For Older Dogs

Posted on: November 12, 2014
Dogs begin to show visible age-related changes at about seven to twelve years of age. There are metabolic, immunologic and body composition changes, too. Some of these are unavoidable. Others can be managed with diet. The main objectives in the feeding read more …

Understanding Kitty Conversation!

Posted on: November 3, 2014
As independent hunters, cats have limited need for an extensive vocal repertory. Cat-to-cat vocalizations are generally limited to communicating with one's kittens, one's sexual partners and one's potential enemies. There is also an array of vocalizations read more …

A Good Bite of Flea Information for You!

Posted on: October 29, 2014
What Are Fleas? With nearly 2,000 species and subspecies, fleas thrive in warm, humid environments, and feed on the blood of their hosts. Dogs play host to the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), whose dark brown or black body is usually one to three read more …

A Couple Cat Grooming Tips for You:)

Posted on: October 21, 2014
  Brushing Short-Haired Cats   With a metal comb, work the brush through your cat’s fur from head to tail to remove dirt and debris. Make sure to work along the lie of her fur, brushing in the direction the coat grows. If you brush in the read more …

Trick or Treating Time!

Posted on: October 15, 2014
-Here are a few tips to help your pet have a safe Trick or Treating season. 1. No tricks, no treats: That bowl of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking chocolate—can be very read more …

Autumn Safety Tips

Posted on: October 8, 2014
Ah, fall—there's nothing like crisp, cool air, the first months of school and luscious foliage to get you excited for the changing seasons. Your pet, too, is probably welcoming the break from hot, sticky weather. But pet parents, beware—fall is read more …

NOW HIRING - Pet Transport Driver

Posted on: September 30, 2014
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) pet transport driver. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Valid driver’s license and read more …

Cats and Obesity!

Posted on: September 22, 2014
Obesity is becoming more and more common among the feline population.  As with humans, excess weight can be detrimental to the health of a cat.  Extra pounds create added stresses upon his body and subjects him to risks such as diabetes, liver read more …

Keeping Pets Safe!

Posted on: September 18, 2014
Before getting a new pet, there are many things to consider.  You will certainly want to do your homework to find out information such as: food preference and feeding schedule, the proper veterinary schedule to adhere to for routine checkups and care, read more …

The Best Food for Your Pets

Posted on: September 10, 2014
We all want to give our pets the very best.  Trying to choose a high quality pet food for your dog or cat can be confusing.  Labels are oftentimes misleading.  The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) sets the US standard for read more …

Car Sickness

Posted on: September 2, 2014
Is a Sunday drive with Rover little else than a slobbery mess?  Does your best pal vomit on back roads leading through the country on a beautiful autumn afternoon?  He may be suffering from motion sickness.  Much like experienced by humans and read more …

Dog Days of Summer

Posted on: August 26, 2014
You already know how miserable a hot, humid day can be, but have you given much thought to how your fur coat-wearing pet handles the heat?  Pets suffer through heat and humidity just as much as we do, but have the added labor of trying to keep their cool read more …

The Best Food for Your Pet

Posted on: August 21, 2014
We all want to give our pets the very best.  Trying to choose a high quality pet food for your dog or cat can be confusing.  Labels are oftentimes misleading.  The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) sets the US standard for read more …

NOW HIRING - Customer Service Representative

Posted on: August 15, 2014
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) customer service representative. We require a candidate with an outgoing, positive mindset and excellent communication skills to help serve our clients and their pets with the best possible customer read more …

NOW HIRING - Veterinary Assistant

Posted on: August 15, 2014
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) veterinary assistant. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Ideal candidate possesses proper animal read more …

NOW HIRING! - Professional Groomer

Posted on: August 15, 2014
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) groomer. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Compensation rate depends upon quality and read more …

How Much Is The Doggy In the Window?

Posted on: August 12, 2014
Most of us never think about the accruing costs of pet ownership when we are drawn to the wobbly runt of the litter, or the shelter dog with wisdom in his eyes.  Unfortunately, not only do our canine companions win over our hearts, but our wallets, read more …

Helping Your New Shelter Dog Adjust

Posted on: August 5, 2014
1 Start teaching a couple of simple commands like “sit” or “down.” This interaction helps to create and build the human-animal bond and helps your relationship with your dog to grow. 2 Be patient. Encourage your rescue dog to come to read more …

How to Remove a Tick From Your Pet

Posted on: July 29, 2014
Finding a tick on your furry friend can be unnerving, and while it’s important to remove the offender quickly, be certain that you are doing the job properly and removing the entire tick from your pet.  Make sure that you have a way to either read more …

Understanding Canine Emotions

Posted on: July 23, 2014
One of the great things about our canine companions is that even though they can’t speak, they communicate their feelings through body language. To help better decipher what your dog is feeling, here is a list of tips to help distinguish what type of read more …

Seperation Anxiety

Posted on: July 15, 2014
Coming home to torn up blinds, chewed shoes, or indiscriminate soiling is not what most of us want to be greeted with after a long, hard day.  Pair these destructive behaviors, with a hyper-excited dog, who follows you from room to room, frantically read more …

Preventing Sunburn

Posted on: July 10, 2014
Even though we rarely think about it, our four-legged friends are susceptible to the sun’s harmful rays.  They can get sunburn, or even skin cancer if overexposed to UV rays.  To help prevent sun damage, here’s what you need to read more …

No Begging!

Posted on: July 2, 2014
It can be very difficult to ignore your adorable dog’s begging, but besides being a bad habit, it is also unhealthy to feed your pet from the table.  The lure of people food is extremely appealing to your pet, so you will need to be read more …

Medicating Your Cat

Posted on: June 23, 2014
If you’ve ever tried administering a prescribed medication to your cat, you understand how difficult this task can be!  Tablet and capsule form medications seem to be the most daunting, and some cats get so upset by the “pilling read more …

NOW HIRING! - Professional Groomer

Posted on: June 17, 2014
PetWow is currently seeking a FULL TIME (or Part Time) groomer. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter, and who works well both independently and as a team member. Compensation rate depends upon quality and read more …

Keeping Pets Safe

Posted on: June 16, 2014
Before getting a new pet, there are many things to consider.  You will certainly want to do your homework to find out information such as: food preference and feeding schedule, the proper veterinary schedule to adhere to for routine checkups and care, read more …

Interesting Cat Facts

Posted on: June 9, 2014
Hello all! Here are some interesting cat facts to kick off the week. Your cat cannot taste sweets.  Their taste buds can’t detect sugar. Your cat’s front paws have five toes.  The back paws have four toes.  UNLESS your read more …

Have Pet, Will Travel

Posted on: May 30, 2014
Taking your dog on a family trip can be exciting and fun for all, when planned carefully.  Here are some car travelling tips to ensure that your road trip is safe and enjoyable. Make sure that your pet is fully vaccinated and protected with read more …

NOW HIRING! – Outdoor Advertising Help

Posted on: May 23, 2014
We are currently seeking SEASONAL PART-TIME help to advertise its services to the general public by way of outdoor “road-side” advertising (no experience needed!). Pay is $12.00/Hr and involves 12-15 hours of work per week. This is a fun job which read more …

Green Pet Ownership

Posted on: May 19, 2014
Green Pet Ownership    In effort to be green and leave a lasting impact on our environment for the better, here are some easy ways that you and your pet can cut down on waste and make better choices for our planet:   Choose recycled read more …

Eye Care

Posted on: May 12, 2014
We all want to keep our furry best friends bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, so regular home eye exams will keep you alert to any tearing, cloudiness, or inflammation that could indicate a health concern.  Make sure that you are in a brightly lit area and read more …

Cats and Obesity

Posted on: May 5, 2014
Obesity is becoming more and more common among the feline population.  As with humans, excess weight can be detrimental to the health of a cat.  Extra pounds create added stresses upon his body and subjects him to risks such as diabetes, liver read more …

Shedding 101

Posted on: April 28, 2014
 Shedding is a pet’s natural process of ridding their coats of dead hair.  Pets that spend most of their time outdoors may lose more hair in spring and fall, retaining more fur in the winter.  Indoor pets generally shed all year read more …

Caring For Your Senior Dog

Posted on: April 22, 2014
It’s a fact of life; we all grow old.  However, it’s hard to watch our best buddy stumble up the stairs or find that Max couldn’t make it through the night without having an accident.  In dog years, by the time a dog has lived ten read more …

Caring For Your Cat's Teeth

Posted on: April 14, 2014
Dental health care is an extremely important part of your cat’s overall health.  That being said, even the most committed cat owners don’t always realize when there’s a problem.  Tartar build up, inflamed or red gums, and read more …

10 Interesting Facts About Fido

Posted on: April 10, 2014
Did you know that puppies have 28 teeth, and normal, adult dogs have 42 chompers?   Dogs that chase their tails are not necessarily burning off crazy energy.  In fact, dogs chase their tail out of curiosity, boredom, anxiety, fleas, read more …

Keeping Your Pet Safe!

Posted on: March 28, 2014
Before getting a new pet, there are many things to consider.  You will certainly want to do your homework to find out information such as: food preference and feeding schedule, the proper veterinary schedule to adhere to for routine checkups and care, read more …

Now Hiring! - Professional Groomer

Posted on: March 12, 2014
We are currently seeking an trained FULL TIME (or Part Time) groomer to work at either our Highland Heights, Ky., or Florence, Ky. location. An ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, a self-starter and who works well both independently and read more …

Now Hiring! Grooming Assistant

Posted on: March 12, 2014
PetWow is seeking a motivated, hard-working self-starter, capable of physical labor and some lifting.  Duties include prepping, bathing, and drying pets for grooming services, as well as assisting groomers and cleaning work center at end of day. read more …

Allergy Season!

Posted on: March 5, 2014
Hello All, Just wanted to stop in and speak on a subject that some of your pets may have to go through. I know that every spring I have seasonal allergies. All of these new pollens in the air stuff my nose, cause my nose to run, and may irritate my throat. read more …

A Few Spring Time Safety Tips

Posted on: February 21, 2014
Hello All, So the weahter seems like it maybe breaking. We had a 60degree day yesterday. Spring time is just around the corner....hopefully. We just wanted to stop in and offer up a few Spring time safety tips to make for a safe spring. Tip 1: Easter read more …

Winter may be breaking!

Posted on: February 10, 2014
Hello all, It seems like this week Winter may loosen its grip and let some of this snow melt away. I just wanted to stop in and remind you to be cautious during this time. The plow trucks throw all the snow onto the side walks. Once this snow melts that read more …

More Winter Exercise Tips

Posted on: February 5, 2014
Hello all, Well since it's still winter and apparently it looks like we may have 6 more weeks of it. Time to discuss some more winter exercise tips: 1. If you have woods near by take your pet on an outdoor excursion. We recommend that you pick a small flat read more …

Looking for an Adoption Program to Find Your New Pet?

Posted on: January 29, 2014
Hello all, Just wanted to stop in and help you all out with finding a an adoption program to use while hunting for your new furry friend. We have worked with the Stray Animal Adoption Program for years! They are a non-profit, all volunteer run Pet read more …

Winter Exercise Tips for Your Pet

Posted on: January 22, 2014
We are back again, Time to talk about some winter tips to help your pet shed off those extra pounds that they have been putting on. These tips will also help your pet to love winter. We all know that they dislike going out in the cold, but we may be able to read more …

Time to make a Resolution in 2014!

Posted on: January 15, 2014
So we all know that the infamous New Year's Resolution is upon us now. We have all made promises to eat healthier, exercise more, volunteer, or find a new hobby. We thought up a few things that could be resolutions for your pet to help them be as happy and read more …

Part Two- Tips for Surviving Winter!

Posted on: January 8, 2014
Hello all, Well it looks like we survived the Polar Vortex. Now that that has passed we will continue with our part two of winter tips, and ways to keep your pet safe while playing out in this winter wonderland. Tip 1: If you're taking Max or Sophie for a read more …

Tips for Winter Skin and Paw Care

Posted on: January 2, 2014
Hello all, This will be a two part series. Just wanted to stop in and drop a few tips to look out for your furry friend during these snow filled months. It'll help them survive the cold, as well as getting their fill of snow. If you have deep questions about read more …